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Switch Documents (VBA)

This example shows how to switch documents and their model windows.

 

'----------------------------------------------

'

' Preconditions: The specified documents exist in the

'                same folder as the macro.

'

' Postcondition: The specified documents are opened in

'                in their own model windows and then closed.

'

'----------------------------------------------

Option Explicit

 

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModelDoc As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swFrame As SldWorks.Frame

Dim swModelWindow As SldWorks.ModelWindow

Dim varModelWindows As Variant

Dim vobj As Variant

Dim strFolder As String

Dim longstatus As Long

Dim longwarnings As Long

Dim HWnd As Long

Sub main()

 

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    strFolder = swApp.GetCurrentMacroPathFolder

 

    ' Open the specified documents in their own windows

    Set swModelDoc = swApp.OpenDoc6(strFolder + "\Knob.SLDPRT", 1, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)

    swApp.CreateNewWindow

    Set swModelDoc = swApp.OpenDoc6(strFolder + "\Cube-with-Hole.SLDPRT", 1, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)

    swApp.CreateNewWindow

    Set swModelDoc = swApp.OpenDoc6(strFolder + "\bearing.sldprt", 1, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)

    swApp.CreateNewWindow

    Set swModelDoc = swApp.OpenDoc6(strFolder + "\retaining_ring.sldprt", 1, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)

    swApp.CreateNewWindow

    Set swModelDoc = swApp.OpenDoc6(strFolder + "\shaft.sldprt", 1, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)

    swApp.CreateNewWindow

    Set swModelDoc = swApp.OpenDoc6(strFolder + "\shaft2.sldprt", 1, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)

    swApp.CreateNewWindow

    Set swModelDoc = swApp.OpenDoc6(strFolder + "\Assem1.SLDASM", 2, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)

    swApp.CreateNewWindow

    Set swModelDoc = swApp.OpenDoc6(strFolder + "\Assem1.SLDDRW", 3, 0, "", longstatus, longwarnings)

    swApp.CreateNewWindow

    

    Set swFrame = swApp.Frame

    varModelWindows = swFrame.ModelWindows

    

    For Each vobj In varModelWindows

        Set swWindow = vobj

        

        ' Get the model document in this model window

        Set swModelDoc = swModelWindow.ModelDoc

        'Rebuild the document

        swModelDoc.EditRebuild3

        Set swModelDoc = Nothing

        

        ' Show the model window

        swFrame.ShowModelWindow swWindow

                

        ' Get and print the model window handle

        HWnd = swModelWindow.HWnd

        Debug.Print HWnd

        'Get and print the title of the model window as it is seen in the model window's title bar

        Debug.Print swModelWindow.Title

        

    Next vobj

 

    Stop

 

    strFolder = ""

    ' Specify TRUE to close all documents, specify FALSE to close

    ' only the documents not modified

    swApp.CloseAllDocuments True

 

End Sub



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